The Daily Populous

Thursday January 7th, 2021 evening edition

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her shock Thursday after protesters stormed the US Capitol building demanding that the US election result be overturned.

Both have their role to play with decency and responsibility so that democracy itself remains the winner.".

"I regret very much that President Trump not acknowledged his defeat since November and also again not yesterday.

Doubts about the election outcome were stirred and created the atmosphere that made the events of last night possible.".

"Seditious words turn to violent actions — on the steps of the Reichstag, and now in the #Capitol.

"Trump and his supporters should finally accept the decision of the American voters and stop trampling democracy underfoot," Maas added.

Trump repeatedly criticized Germany over its defense spending, complaining that Berlin has failed to meet the NATO spending target of 2% of economic output. »

US politicians who engage in “negative partisanship”, referring to hostile, nonsubstantive rhetoric about an opposing party or statements emphasizing defeats of partisan opponents, are not rewarded with higher evaluations from citizens. Voters don’t want representation focused around polarization.

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In most cases, Costa’s research found, the tactic actually hurts those lawmakers in the eyes of the public.

Costa claimed that in the end, “people still want representation based on issues, not partisan affect.”

The first revealed that respondents strongly preferred representatives who align with their policy views over those who voice animosity toward the opposing political party. »

"Nothing Will Stop Us," Tweeted Woman Before She Was Shot Dead At Capitol

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"The woman is Ashli Babbitt, a 14-year veteran, who served four tours with the US Air Force," San Diego TV station KUSI reported, citing the woman's husband.

"She was a strong supporter of President Trump," the report added, saying the woman was from the San Diego area in southern California.

She was shot amid chaotic and violent scenes inside the Capitol building, where some security personnel drew their guns as protesters advanced. »

Scarborough calls for arrest of Trump, Giuliani and Trump Jr. for insurrection against US

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But then Trump supporters come in and you open the f------ doors for them.

Scarborough then turned to Trump, his eldest son and Giuliani, who held a rally with the same group of supporters just before the crowd stormed the federal building.

Joe Scarborough calls for the immediate arrest of Trump, Giuliani and Trump Jr. for insurrection against the United States — John Kruzel (@johnkruzel) January 7, 2021. »